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Officials ill-prepared to help those outside of levee system, Tulane study finds

By Bob Marshall The Lens Tulane researchers recently sought the answer to a question the coastal-restoration community usually avoids: What happens to people and towns

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A decade after reforms ordered, critics point to problems in juvenile-justice system

By Della Hasselle The Lens Reports of gladiator-style fighting, guards molesting children and a lack of basic education for kids as young as 14 once

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Deadly Force, In Black and White
By Ryan Gabrielson, Ryann Grochowski Jones and Eric Sagara ProPublica A ProPublica analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young Black males. Young Black males in recent years were at a ...
New Orleans Museum of Art and IBERIABANK announce arts education programs
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) and IBERIABANK recently announced a new city-wide initiative called "Arts Makes Me" aimed at starting a conversation about the long-term benefits of arts ...
Landrieu’s new hiring efforts challenged by another city employees group
By Charles Maldonado The Lens The legal fight against Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s overhaul of city personnel rules broadened last week when a city employees group filed a lawsuit arguing that the current ...
New group sees the N.O. as a water-management leader
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer “Our city is learning to live with water,” Aron Chang, a spokesman for the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative and a Waggonner & Ball Architects staffer, told ...
Fresh produce comes to the French Market
The French Market Corporation announced last week that patrons, residents and chefs of the French Quarter as well as those living in surrounding neighborhoods will soon have weekly access to ...
Anonymous NOPD survey reveals a department in turmoil
An anonymous survey that was recently taken by 450 members of the embattled New Orleans Police Department — nearly half of the undermanned department’s personnel — offers a rare glimpse ...
The onset of Fall has the music blowing in the wind…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “You Can Get It if You Really Want” – The Legendary Jimmy Cliff Arrives at the House of Blues “When I get there, they will ...
Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...

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